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Lecture #1
MGS 351
Introduction to Management
Information Systems
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Agenda
 Introduction
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 Recitation
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 UBlearns
TA
Recitation
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Policies
Attendance
Homework
Grading
Email
Cheating
Discussion board
 Course
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Website
Syllabus
Software
Lecture notes
Homework assignments
 E-Assign
 Homework
 Database
#1
in the Workplace
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Introduction
Recitation:
TA
 Laura Wanerka
 [email protected]
 1st
year MBA student
 Marketing & Consulting
 Office Hours:
Monday and Wednesday
11:00 – 12:00 PM
 Office:
Jacobs 287
 Occurs
Weekly
 Attendance is
mandatory
 Covers Homework help
 Covers Project work
 Provides group time
 In-class exercises
 2 quizzes
 WE DO NOT COVER TEST
MATERIAL
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Recitation Policies
Attendance (3 points)
 MANDATORY
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Can miss 1 class per semester (with no penalty)
 Less
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than 5 minutes late
Minus 1 point, receive 2 points for class
 More
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than 5 minutes late
Minus 2 points, receive 1 point for class
 Attendance
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credit
Factored in to the overall 10 point recitation grade
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Recitation (HW policies)
 Homework is graded as
 Two
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follows:
parts
Guided Exercise (10-30%) & Applied Exercise (70-90%)
Must complete BOTH
 Submission
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Access Database files: Submitted to E-ASSIGN ONLY
Guided Exercise questions: In recitation or via email to
[email protected]
Due BEFORE recitation starts (Time stamp will be looked at)
CLOSE DATABASE before trying to attach and send database (or it will be
a locked database file) ie .laccdb
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Recitation Policies
Grading
 All
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TA’s follow SAME rubric
Every effort made to make grading equal
 Grades
will be posted approximately ONE WEEK after
submission
 Students have two weeks to ask for a re-grade
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HW Help
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I will go over homework hints the week before homework is due.
 Use
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Homework Help files/powerpoint
Posted on MGS 351 course website
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If you still need help, you can email me (see next slides on
how) or come to office hours.
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Or ask me in class the week BEFORE homework is due
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Also try F1 (Microsoft Access Help) before emailing me
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When in doubt, GOOGLE it!
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Recitation Policies
Email
 Email
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subject line must reflect course
MGS 351 Recitation #
PLEASE include your recitation section and name somewhere in
the email
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Recitation Policies
Cheating
 Do
not cheat
 Constitutes as:
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Using other students’ e-assign files
Using old students’ files
Having other people do your homework for you
See University at Buffalo’s academic policy
 If you
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submit an assignment & receive a 0:
I will not approach you
Approach me only if you believe there was a mistake
If you get caught twice, we will pursue UB’s official policies for
cheating
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UBlearns
 Can access from myUB
 ublearns.buffalo.edu
 Link to course website
 http://mgt.buffalo.edu/departments/mss/djmurray/mgs351
 Announcements
 Discussion board
 YOU MUST Subscribe to my discussion board (Laura’s Students)
 Please read the documents I post; they will help you with your
homework questions and lab questions
 Lecture
videos
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Group Pages
 Contact group
members (email or post
discussion)
 Post
files in file exchange
 See TIDB
 We
activity pages (pp.84-85)
will do this next week
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UBlearns Discussion Board
 Added this
 Laura’s
week:
MGS 351 Lab syllabus
 Lecture #1
 Registering for E-Assign
 Examples of Database Use in the Workplace
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Course Website
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Professor Murray’s MGS 351 LECTURE Syllabus
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Software
 “How do I get the free Microsoft software from UB”
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Team Information Database (for activity in your Access 2013
textbook)
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Lecture notes
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Homework Help
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Lab Activities/other homework
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Lecture & Lab Resources
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Project Requirements
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Project Help
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E-Assign
 Register
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& Log on to e-assign.com
This is not the course website
Used to SUBMIT individual student homework 1-5
 To
Register onto E-Assign you Need:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Website Access (bought from e-assign.com)
Course code (found on Professor Murray’s syllabus)
Correct Recitation section (see your UB schedule)
UBIT name
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Getting your Homework
files from E-Assign
 See
registering for E-Assign document on my UBlearns
discussion board
 Download
E-Assign
& save custom student homework files from
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How is Homework Graded?
(2 parts)
1. Database file with both Guided Exercises and Applied
Exercises
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Use only Access 2013 software on your computer
Due before class starts
Submitted (uploaded to E-Assign)
Save HW to flash drive/external hard drive BEFORE CLASS (just in
case) having issues submitting homework
2. Guided Exercise Question sheet (end of Chapter
guided exercise questions in Access 2013 textbook)
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Hard copy due in lab the day the homework is due
Or type and attach to email - [email protected]
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Submit files onto E-assign BEFORE your recitation section on due date;
upload only ONE file at a time
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Double check that your file was submitted correctly by going back and redownloading the file you just submitted (ALWAYS DO THIS!)
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If you are getting a submission error, try to upload the file again later
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Acceptable Browsers to submit homework on:
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Internet Explorer
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Mozilla
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Chrome
May submit same homework multiple
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times on E-assign BUT:
Only the most recently uploaded and on-time file is graded
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E-Assign
 New
homework submission system, so give yourself
time to submit. If technical difficulty arises, you will
have time to fix it.
 Worst
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case scenario:
Notify me BEFORE LAB (email me) that you cannot submit your
homework file on time
 Also send me a screen shot of the submission error on E-Assign
you are having
 This is the only exception for homework submission I will allow
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Important – Page Numbers
 The
syllabus notes page numbers for different
assignments and homework
 These
page numbers refer to the ACTUAL PRINTED
number on the page of the e-book, NOT the page that
you PDF reader says you are on
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Complete by Next Lab
 Register
& Pay for E-Assign
 Download
homework #1-5 student files for the
semester
 Skim
 Read
pages 84-85 in textbook
lab syllabus
 Quiz next week
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Homework #1
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Homework:
 Chapters 1 &
2 from Microsoft Access 2013 Textbook
 Do all Guided and Applied Exercises in those chapters
 Takes at least an hour to complete.
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Give yourself AT LEAST 2-3 hours to complete
You must do Guided Exercise BEFORE Applied Exercise
Try to do assignment in order of numbered steps.
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If you get stuck, email me/come to office hours
 Answer
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guided exercise questions
Email or print out answers to questions
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Homework #1
 Due:
 Thursday
Recitation: September 11, 2014
 Friday Recitation: September 12, 2014
 See
Homework #1 Help on MGS 351 course website

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